- seed beetle
- nouna small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes• Syn: ↑seed weevil• Hypernyms: ↑weevil
* * *noun: a beetle (as a bean weevil or pea weevil) that feeds on the seeds of plants
* * *any of several beetles of the family Bruchidae that infest the seeds of legumes. Also called seed weevil.
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